Panoramic Residences

CCA’s Panoramic Residences offer students affordable and accessible shared housing and is located in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood -- the epicenter of the city’s bustling tech and design communities.

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Downtown San Francisco

Best of . . . Everything!

CCA Panoramic Residences provides the ideal housing alternative for current, continuing, transfer, and graduate students who want to immerse themselves in everything that makes San Francisco among the 10 "super cities" (best US cities for artists) according to BusinessWeek magazine.

Imagine living within walking distance from Chinatown, Union Square, and the Ferry Building -- with campus just a 10-minute bike ride away.

What’s more, everything you need to thrive is located in between: farmers markets, shopping venues, great restaurants and cafés, museums and galleries, and much more!

Here at Panoramic Residences you’ll be closer to where you need to be in more ways than one!


Unbeatable Urban Living

Shopping: Harvest Urban Market, Westfield Center, Whole Foods, Fox Plaza Shopping Center, Market Square, Farmers' Market, Starco Mart, Gourmet Food Trucks (at UN Plaza), and more.

Restaurants & Cafés: Sightglass Coffee, AQ Restaurant, Radius, Tryptech, Raven, Kama Sushi, Market Street Grill, Ma'velous, Starbucks, Café Mine, Rocco's Café, Bossa Nova, Trinity Café, Sidebar Wine Tavern, Cellarmaker Brewing Company, and countless others.

Out & About: Warfield Theatre, Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco Public Library, Moscone Center, San Francisco Federal Reserve Building, Davies Symphony Hall, SFMOMA, Civic Center Plaza, Yerba Buena Gardens, Asian Art Museum, and Contemporary Jewish Museum, to name just a few.

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Floor plan model

Building Community

The Panoramic Residences is a 12-story high-rise located at 1321 Mission Street in SoMa. Up to 200 CCA students will occupy the second through sixth floors exclusively, and the remaining upper floors will house students attending the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, offering opportunities for creative collaborations. (The first floor will be a shared lobby -- see below.)

Students choose from two floor plans (each with a full bathroom and kitchen):

  • 2-person studios (274-295 sq. ft.)
  • 4-person suites (3 bedroom units that host 2 single bedrooms and one double bedroom) (605-630 sq. ft., corner units)

Commitment to the Environment

The Panoramic Residences reflects a commitment to sustainability and environmental consciousness:

  • Natural light and ventilation
  • Enhanced indoor air quality
  • LED lighting
  • Low-flow plumbing fixtures
  • Energy Star appliances

(The architects have a proven track record and multiple awards for their sustainability-minded buildings.)


Kitchen floor plan
Suite floor plan

Residential Amenities

  • flat-screen TV
  • 9 ft. ceiling and operable windows
  • WiFi
  • stainless steel appliances
  • Bay window and window seats
  • individually controlled heat and ventilation
  • engineered soundproofing
  • extra-deep soaking tub
  • Elfa shelving and closet systems
  • convection microwave oven
  • floor-to-ceiling storage
  • laundry rooms on every floor


All mail and private deliveries (FedEx, UPS, OnTrack, Amazon Fresh, etc) for Panoramic should be delivered to 1321 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103 and should include the students name and room number. Mail will be delivered to students mailboxes. Private deliveries will be held in a Luxer One locker system at Panoramic and the cost to use this system is $1 for every day the package is stored. If students do not want to use this delivery system, they should have their private deliveries held at the couriers office or they can have the package delivered to Clifton Hall to be held until they can pick it up. Deliveries can be mailed to Clifton Hall at 5276 Broadway Oakland, CA 94618 with the notation "Panoramic Resident" along with the student's full name and mailbox number.

Access (CCA & Beyond)

  • BART accessible (within two blocks); Muni accessible (within a block)
  • Onsite shared car and bike services
  • Safe storage for 200 bikes (including a bike repair station!)
  • 97 walk score (Walker’s Paradise)
Exterior plan
Ground floor plan

Added Features

The Panoramic will also feature 3,250 sq. ft. of commercial space on the ground floor for shared use. Residents will have access to

  • An expansive lobby and common area with a runway, lounge, fireplace, and work areas (controlled access and 24/7 building security)
  • Special collaboration room in lobby area
  • Second-floor common resident terrace with seating and planting areas
  • Shared community space on each floor including gorgeous west-facing views
  • Luxurious private roof deck, with views of the San Francisco / Oakland Bay

Wellness Features

From fresh-air ventilation to engineered soundproofed walls between units to dual-glazed, UV-protected windows, The Panoramic takes into account individual lifestyle needs to ensure students have the most conducive environment in which to study and socialize.

The following are just some of the highlighted features that promote individual wellness.

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Wellness Features
Wellness features
Wellness features
Rooftop lounge

Even a rooftop garden with sprawling Bay Area views awaits you!